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UC Riverside Graduate Open House

Graduate Open House

UCR Graduate Open House

Discover what a UCR education can do for you! 
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You are welcome to attend as a walk-up, and we can accommodate if there is room.

UCR Graduate Open House
Saturday, November 3, 2018
10 am - 2 pm
Life Sciences 1500, UC Riverside campus

UCR's Graduate Open House is a perfect opportunity for prospective graduate students to visit campus, and meet with esteemed faculty, admissions advisors, and current graduate students from the following programs:

Graduate School of Education: Masters (MA, MEd), Doctorate, Teaching Credentials
School of Business: Masters in Business (MBA), Finance, Accounting
School of Public Policy: Master of Public Policy

All attendees will receive a $30 application fee discount (limit one application per person, must be applied to one of the programs specified above) and be entered into a GMAT/GRE exam fee raffle. Must check-in and be present to receive discount and win raffle.

Graduate Open House Schedule:
9:30am-10:30am: Parking, Lot 6. Check-in & Light Refreshments, Life Sciences 1500

10am-11am: Welcome Event, Life Sciences 1500

Welcome by Graduate Division Dean Shaun Bowler followed by presentations from: Jason Chou, Academic Resources Center, "GRE/GMAT Tips & Tricks"; Graduate Student Success; GRE/GMAT raffle (must be present to win)


11am-2pm: Program Breakout Sessions

Graduate School of Education: M.A./M.Ed./Doctoral Programs

11:00am-12:00pm- Faculty Research Talks: Dr. Eddie Comeaux, Dr. Katherine Stavropoulos, Dr. Austin Johnson, Dr. Louie Rodriguez, Location: 1340 Sproul Hall

12:00pm-1:00pm- Lunch with Faculty and Current GSOE Students, Location: Hinderaker Lawn

1:00pm-2:00pm- Application Info Session and Q&A with Grad Student Panel, Heather Killeen, Graduate Program Coordinator, Location: 1340 Sproul Hall


Graduate School of Education: Teacher Education Programs (Credential Programs, M.Ed. + Credentials)

11:00am-12:00pm- Teacher Education Alumni Panel, Location: Life Sciences 1500

12:00pm-1:00pm- Lunch with Faculty and Current GSOE Students, Location: Hinderaker Lawn

1:00pm-2:00pm- Information Session – Q&A, Alex Arriaga & Leticia Singh, Academic Advisors, Location: Life Sciences 1500


School of Public Policy

Location: Hub 379

11:00am-12:00pm- Admissions Information Session

Jolene Sedita, Student Affairs Coordinator

12:00pm-1:00pm- Faculty Meet-and-Greet

1:00pm-2:00pm- Student and Alumni Panel


School of Business, A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management
Location: Olmsted Hall

11:00am-12:00pm- Graduate Business Programs Presentation

12:00pm-1:00pm- Lunch with Faculty and Students

1:00pm-2:00pm- Student Panel


Directions and Parking Information:
Free Parking is available in Lot 6. Once you exit the freeway, or are driving towards campus, follow the signs to "Graduate Open House." Once you park, follow the pedestrian signs to "Graduate Open House." Check-in is outside University Theatre, and the Graduate Open House welcome event will be in Life Sciences 1500.

Questions? Email: Nancy Cruz,